Canadian Amtraks pick up stranded soldiers on the Dutch island of Walcheren. The island, which is under sea level and was drained by Dutch diking centuries ago, was deliberately flooded by Allied bombing to isolate German troops to the high ground before a joint Anglo-Canadian invasion in October-November 1944.
Lieutenant Gordon H. Sellar, Scout Platoon Officer, Calgary Highlanders, Kapellen, Belgium, 6 October 1944. Sellar continued his career after the war and achieved the rank of Brigadier-General with the Canadian Forces. His wife Gloria Sellar became well known as an activist with regards to veterans' causes.